2012-04-05 E-Edition

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Dog Day Afternoon

Westlake reinvesting capital

Unlike many cities still struggling with budget downturns, Westlake Village continues to receive a steady stream of revenues from its business community and popular hotels. The funds allow the municipality to maintain programs and services for its 8,300 residents. City’s general fund revenues are up almost 7 percent According to a midyear budget report presented at the recent City Council […]

Tips for landscaping

There are many simple solutions that will help your landscape thrive while saving you time and money. The following are four little-known secrets. The first involves a check valve, which is an irrigation component that easily attaches to any spray head. It prevents water from draining out after the irrigation valve shuts off. Did you know that installing check valves […]

Charity golf tournament planned

Funds raised to support church outreach programs

The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will present a charity golf tournament, dinner and auction Thurs., April 26 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Registration for the Texas Scramble golf tournament will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. Players can sign up as individuals or teams. The dinner and auction will […]

Isham leaves Louisiana Tech

Former Westlake High star quarterback Nick Isham has left the Louisiana Tech University football program, various media outlets reported Monday. Despite his status as a true freshman, Isham won the team’s starting job a year ago. He started seven games before being replaced by Colby Cameron, a Newbury Park High graduate. Isham completed 155-of-257 passes for 1,457 yards with eight […]

Auditor will examine water district billing error

Overcharge in the amount of $500,000

Triunfo Sanitation District voted 4-1 to have an independent auditor examine some of the district’s flawed billing procedures. Director Steve Iceland voted against the audit, which is a response to a recent error in billing for recycled water. On March 8, Ventura Regional Sanitation District informed Triunfo officials that Sherwood Country Club had been overcharged for the water by about […]

Art museum planned for T. O. Blvd. a step closer to construction

The City of Thousand Oaks hopes to be a step closer to bringing a regional art museum to the civic center. On March 26, the Thousand Oaks Planning Commission recommended amendments to three city planning documents, including the general plan, to accommodate the Regional Art Museum Center in front of the Civic Arts Plaza. The recommendation will be considered by […]

Spring break camp

Daily trips for kids 5 to 10 years old

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services’s “Rec Club on the Go” camp will offer trips for children ages 5 to 10, which will meet at 9 a.m. Fri., April 6 through Fri., April 13 at Reyes Adobe Park, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. Buses will take the kids to a new place each day such as […]

Concert to feature choral prayers

Oaks Camerata vocal ensemble, directed by Brian Driscoll, will present a spring concert at 5 p.m. Sun., April 22 at St. John’s Seminary, 5012 Seminary Road, Camarillo. The group will perform a concert of choral prayers. The centerpiece of the a cappella concert is the setting of “Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” by English composer Philip Moore. Bonhoeffer was a […]